Dorothea DePrisco

About The Author

Best-selling author Dorothea DePrisco writes for kids, for the moments in their days. She is the creator of over one hundred books for children, including Bluebird’s Nest, Eight Silly Monkeys, Ocean Wonders, All the Ways I Love You and Beetle Bug’s Party. She is also a publishing professional who has developed over five hundred children’s titles. With a B.A. degree in both English Writing Arts and Literature from the State University of New York at Oswego, DePrisco began her career at Scholastic Inc. After her tenure at Scholastic, she taught high school English in Hawai’i. In 2001, she took on the role of Executive Vice President and Publisher of Intervisual Books, Inc., the Los Angeles-based company most famous for the invention of the pop-up book. There she created an evergreen list that brought the company to become a leading mass-market publisher. DePrisco continues to publish children’s books for publishers worldwide and provided a creative services arm to publishers in need of preschool and elementary school books. Her client list includes Simon and Schuster, Scholastic Inc., Teacher Created Materials, Tribune Publishing, Weldon Owen Publishing, Tormont Publications, Andrews McMeel, Quarto Books, Top That! Kids and Tide Mill Press.

Books by Dorothea DePrisco